Cabinet Minister Shri Imran Hussain paid a visit to the residences of two Covid-19 warriors and handed over a cheque of Rs. 1 crore each on behalf of the Delhi government. He visited the residence of Late Smt. Rajni Chauhan in Vikaspuri and the residence of Late Smt. Madhu Rana in Basaidarapur, New Delhi. Late Smt. Rajni Chauhan served as a Nursing Officer in the Maternity and Child Health Centre, while Late Smt. Madhu Rana worked as a Teacher in Nigam Pratibha Vidyalaya, Basaidarapur, Delhi.

In attendance during this significant occasion were Shri Jarnail Singh, the MLA of Tilak Nagar, Shri Girish Soni, the MLA of Madipur

During his visit, Shri Imran Hussain expressed his heartfelt condolences to the family members of the Corona warriors. He assured them that the Kejriwal government is committed to providing all possible assistance and support. Shri Imran Hussain stated, “The Kejriwal Government will always stand with the families of the Covid warriors who selflessly sacrificed their lives to protect humanity and society without considering their own safety.”

Late Smt. Rajni Chauhan was born on 2nd January 1966 in Lucknow and was approximately 55 years old. She served as a nursing officer at the Mother and Child Health Centre in Tilak Nagar. While dedicatedly serving and supporting patients at the hospital, she, unfortunately, contracted the Coronavirus herself and tragically lost her life. She had completed 31 years of service and is survived by her husband and two children.

Late Smt. Madhu Rana was born on 28th August 1976 in Rana Pratap Bagh, New Delhi, and was approximately 44 years old. She worked as a Teacher at an MCD School. This braveheart teacher passed away on 27th June 2020 after getting infected while on Covid duty. She is survived by her husband and a daughter who is currently pursuing her 12th class.

Shri Imran Hussain, while addressing the families of the Covid warriors, expressed that no ex-gratia amount could fully compensate for the immense loss suffered by the families. However, he assured them that the financial assistance would provide some relief and aid them in building a better future, enabling them to lead a dignified life.

Shri Imran Hussain emphasised that Late Smt. Rajni Chauhan, a Nursing Officer and Late Smt. Madhu Rana, a Teacher, made the ultimate sacrifice for the country while serving humanity. He expressed the pride of the entire nation in their selfless acts and reaffirmed that the Delhi Government would always support their families. The Food Supply Minister instructed the District Administration to extend any further necessary government assistance to the families.

Shri Imran Hussain, the Food Supply Minister of Delhi, further added, “During the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors, nurses, teachers, and government employees devoted themselves to serving the public. They stayed away from their own homes and dedicated themselves to 24-hour service. Unfortunately, many of these Corona warriors contracted the virus themselves and even lost their lives. In recognition of their sacrifices, the Kejriwal government has provided an ex-gratia amount of Rs. one crore each to the families of over 80 Corona Warriors in Delhi who lost their lives during the pandemic.”

Shri Imran Hussain, on behalf of the Delhi Government, emphasised the unwavering support they provide to the families of the braveheart Covid warriors. He stated, “The Arvind Kejriwal government always stands with the families of our Covid warriors, who have shown remarkable dedication in serving the people without considering their own lives. We express our heartfelt gratitude to all our corona warriors. The government’s initiative to provide financial assistance to the families of these courageous individuals, who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving humanity, has garnered immense appreciation. This step not only acknowledges the selfless service of the Corona warriors but also reflects the government’s steadfast commitment to standing by their families in their time of need.”

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